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When translated from an Italian phrase, ‘Far Niente’ romantically means ‘without a care’. We hope you recapture that essence as you take a behind-the-scenes peek at Far Niente and the fine Cabernet and Chardonnay we produce here in Oakville.

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay

The fall might mean shorter days, autumn colors, chilly nights and warm fireplaces, but for us, it also means the release of the newest vintage of our Chardonnay. Our 2012 vintage fits right into the lineup of Far Niente Chardonnays. A near ideal growing season,...

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Categores: Cabernet Wine Club, Far Niente Events

If you haven’t been to the Napa Valley during harvest, here is one more incentive: our second annual harvest party on September 28, 2013 at our sister winery, Nickel & Nickel. We admit, Napa Valley is a wonderful place to visit year around, but the months...

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay, Wine Pairing

Mushrooms offer a wonderful, earthy flavor and pair well with Far Niente Chardonnay. Why not open a bottle and impress your guests with this simple, flavorful hors d’oeuvre? Download Recipe Wild Mushroom Crostini with Herbed Goat Cheese Ingredients 1 pound wild mushrooms 2 tablespoons olive...

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Categores: Far Niente Cave Collection, Far Niente Chardonnay, Far Niente Events, Visit Far Niente

Last Saturday marked our annual Chardonnay Celebration! It was one of those resplendent, sun-soaked days that will be reminisced upon with a warm smile and a slight twinkle of the eye. Our centuries-old winery was alive with the sounds of laughter between friends, music from a spectacular live...

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Categores: Cabernet Wine Club, Far Niente Events

What a night! As a founding winery of Festival del Sole, we are honored to each year host a special evening dedicated to excellence in music, food and wine. This year we offered our wine club members special savings for VIP passes at this July...

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay

Our winemaker Nicole Marchesi and the cellar crew are working hard this very moment, bottling the 2012 Far Niente Estate Bottled Chardonnay. To give you something to look forward to, here are Nicole’s tasting impressions: The 2012 vintage offers lively aromas of lemon and lime...

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